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Metro footfall crosses a lakh

P K Bansal, Managing Director and his creative team at the CMRL have come out with innovative ideas to improve the quality and value of the service. The recent one is extending the service hours of the metro beginning from 0430 hrs extending up to 2300 hrs. The convenient connection

Welcome focus on public transport – Metro Rail takes the lead!

The future of urban transportation lies in efficient public transport. This is of great relevance to Chennai Metro dominated by private vehicles of an estimated 51 lakh – two-wheelers of around 43 lakh and rest four-wheelers, for a population of around 71 lakh. The 45 km first phase of the sophisticated

Chennai will have the best metro rail system…

For Chennai, heavily dependent on private vehicles, Metro Rail will be a game-changer. The future of transportation lies in efficient public transport. “Congestion on the roads is largely due to two-wheelers and cars. My challenge is to attract these commuters to use the public transportation system. These commuters do not prefer

City Corner

A vital link - at last! In our January issue we pointed to a vital missing link of just a couple of 100 metres between Velachery and St Thomas Mount railway stations. This remains unfinished due to litigation on the part of property owners pitching higher and higher demand for the